Category Archives: Business Skills

running a piano teaching business

Running your piano teaching business

Like it or not, if you teach the piano you are running your own piano teaching business. In the last blog post I asked whether piano teachers are, like other arts based subjects, open to exploitation. Just because we have a passion for what we do. This week let’s put the passion to one side […]

5 handy tips for piano lesson enquiries

5 handy tips for new piano lesson enquiries

Have you had many new piano lesson enquiries recently? Do you ever find yourself caught ‘off-guard’ by phone calls? I know I certainly do! When this happens I can end up babbling on and feeling that I am not representing my work and worth to the best of my ability. The next three months are […]

piano teaching apps

12 CURIOUS APPS FOR THE NEW TERM

The nights are beginning to draw in, the conkers are getting fatter and shinier by the day and the hedgrows are full of ripening blackberries. As Autumn gradually begins to make its presence felt in the Northern Hemisphere we are equally as gently turning our thoughts towards the new term ahead. We’ve asked all the […]

WHO IS YOUR IDEAL PIANO PUPIL?

So just who is your ideal piano pupil? Well-mannered. An avid practiser. Arrives on time. Gets picked up on time. Has parents who are prompt with payments. I agree – that sort of pupil ticks a lot of boxes! Yet here’s what I really mean: Who is your “target audience” – the particular group of […]